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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm

2015 Commencement Ceremony Information:

  • Date: Monday May 18, 2015 
  • Time: 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Freeman Coliseum 3201 E. Houston St. 78219

Planning to participate in the Spring 2015 commencement?
Students who complete their degree requirements in Fall 2014, Spring 2015 or Summer 2015 must meet with their academic advisor for a degree review by the deadline(s) indicated below.

Planning to graduate Summer 2015?
Students expecting to complete in Summer 2015 and who are within 2 classes (8 Credit HRS or Less) of completing their degree requirements are eligible to participate in the May 2015 Commencement Ceremony. However you must still meet with your academic advisor to complete the mandatory graduation advising by the deadline indicated below.


2015 Student Cap and Gown Pick Up 

April 23rd, 2015
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lago Vista 121


Faculty Regalia Pick-Up will begin April 27th 2015 with FINAL pick-up ending on May 8th 2015

Important Dates: 

Diplomas for all Fall 2014 Completers will be mailed out on Friday February 6th 2015. Please allow at least until Mid-February for your diploma to reach you. If you have not received your diploma by the end of February, please e-mail the Degree Completion Team from your student ACES account with the following information: 

Full Name, Student Banner ID, & Permanent Mailing Address to

  • Spring 2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    •  November 15, 2014 - March 20, 2015
  • Summer 2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    •  April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015
  •  Fall  2015 Mandatory Graduation Advising and Application Timeline:
    •  July 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015

                                  Calendar Year 2014-2015


 Degree Awarding Begins

 Degree Awarding Ends

 Survey Emailed

 Diplomas Mailed Out

   Fall      2014  

 End of the semester 

 January 12th 2015

  January    16th 2015  

  February 6th 2015

  Spring    2015  

 End of the semester 

    June        11th 2015   

     June         17th 2015   

       July           9th 2015

 Summer  2015  

 End of the semester

 September 11th 2015 

 September 17th 2015

   October   7th 2015


 Congratulations and we look forward to seeing you soon!    

2015 Commencement Guests:

Please invite all who have supported you through your educational journey.  There are no restrictions for the number of guests that you may invite to celebrate your accomplishment.  

What Does It Cost?

There is  no cost  for graduation. The diploma, cap, and gown are provided by the Alamo Colleges. Also remember that you do not have to participate in the ceremony in order to receive your diploma. However you still need to apply for graduation as you approach the complete of a program.  

Disability Accommodation Information

For Special needs and other accommodations, please contact the Access Office located in CCC-204, or by phone at (210) 486-4466 or by email at   


2014 Commencement Program 

Northwest Vista College holds its annual Commencement in May.

Contact Information


Phone: (210) 486-4340


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Degree Completion Checklist

Button 1 : Meet with an Advisor
Button 2 : Declare your Major
Button 3 : Follow your Degree Plan  (Remember to select your correct catalog year from the drop down menu)
Button 4 : Apply for Graduation